Undergraduate Studies Programme

The organization of the currently running programme includes a large number of electives, enabling the students to pursue their special interests, while the compulsory courses (which are now taught in relatively small groups of students) secure the grounding of a solid basis of knowledge, necessary to the professional working in the area of early childhood education.

Expected Learning Outcomes of the Undergraduate Studies Programme

The USP focuses on building academic knowledge and professional skills, so that students:
• develop critical, analytical and synthetic thinking
• are able to search for new scientific / research data and utilize it
• are able to critically process and deal with current social issues related to social diversity (ethnic, religious, gender, etc.), which present pedagogical challenges
• understand how young children learn and process concepts and enhance their holistic development, i.e. provide support for their abilities and emotional and social empowerment through a holistic pedagogical approach
• interact with infants by encouraging active learning and fostering creativity
• design, create, enrich and redesign formal and informal, flexible learning environments, both in the context of individual and collective learning
• properly prioritize goals and plan, organize, carry out and evaluate the educational process according to the set goals and priorities
• reflect on their practices and adapt their teaching based on self-assessment, research, and new pedagogical and scientific perceptions
• keep informed about the pedagogical and educational possibilities of new technologies and use them as a learning tool.